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Conversion Disorder (Astasia Abasia) Summary

Description: A disorder whose predominant feature is a loss or alteration in physical functioning that suggests a physical disorder but that is actually a direct expression of a psychological conflict or need.

Also Known As: Astasia Abasia; Conversion Disorders; Conversion Reaction; Conversion Hysteria; Conversion Hysterias Show All >>

Networked: 399 relevant articles (9 outcomes, 30 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Conversion Disorder

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Lithium : 1 outcome 2 studies in 30 results : IBA
  2. Carbon : 1 outcome in 7 results : IBA
  3. Heme (Haem) : 1 outcome in 5 results : IBA
  4. germanium oxide : 1 outcome in 2 results : IBA
  5. Ferrochelatase (Heme Synthetase) : 1 outcome in 1 result : IBA
  6. Zeolites : 3 studies in 3 results : IBA
  7. Fluorides : 2 studies in 7 results : IBA
  8. Copper : 2 studies in 4 results : IBA
  9. Brain-Derived Neurotrophic Factor (BDNF) : 2 studies in 2 results : IBA
  10. cadmium sulfide : 2 studies in 2 results : IBA
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Diseases Related to Conversion Disorder

  1. Pain (Aches)
  2. Cough
  3. Major Depressive Disorder (Major Depressive Disorders)
  4. Paralysis (Palsy)
  5. Scrapie
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Key Therapies for Conversion Disorder

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  1. Hypnosis (Mesmerism) : 3 outcomes 4 studies in 14 results
  2. Electrodes (Electrode) : 2 outcomes 3 studies in 36 results
  3. Speech Therapy (Therapy, Speech) : 1 outcome in 3 results
  4. Home Nursing (Nursing, Home) : 1 outcome in 1 result
  5. Sternotomy : 1 study in 1 result
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